Saturday, March 11, 2006

Daily Farm Photo 3/11/06: Oh, Just Take A Seat Anywhere


When It Comes To Food, My Sheep Have No Manners. . .



. . . At All

Note: These photos were taken five minutes apart. Those are two different sheep in the trough. My back was turned. All I heard was some scuffling. Probably better that I wasn't watching.

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12 comments:

  1. Bwuahahahaha! MY FOOD!

    Nice method - plop down in the middle of it all - I'll have to try that sometime. :)

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  2. Oh that is tooooo funny. I love how they just dive right in to good eating habits. Those who hesitate...eat last and go to bed hungry!

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  3. Hilarious! You sure some of your sheep don't go oink?

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  4. Some of us just get a little excited when we see our favorite goodies.

    I love how matter of fact they all look about it-very calm...a little shuffling, and then back to dinner.

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  5. They may have no manners; but they know how to present you with a great photo op.

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  6. I love these photos. Thanks again for sharing them.

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  7. Sally Vincent3/12/2006 5:13 AM

    www.Raining Sideways.com
    Love your blog, Susan, just found it . May I put a link on mine to Farmgirl Fare? Although you're the otherside of the world we have so many similarities, it's amazing,I even have a donkey called Dandy, one of six! Best wishes Sally.

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  8. Hi Jeff,
    Just be sure to let me know how that technique goes over at your dinner table. (And don't you dare blame me for teaching it to you! : )

    Hi Vickie,
    "Those who hesitate eat last and go to bed hungry!"

    I love it. So true. I remember talking to a girl once who grew up in a family of something like 12 kids. Well, they had dessert every night, but for some reason the mother never made enough to go around--there were only ever like 8 servings. So you had to snag your dessert before dinner. I don't think I would have lasted long in that family--too much anxiety over not getting dessert!

    Hi Kat,
    LOL, they do make some very odd noises sometimes, and I wouldn't be surprised if some of them were "oink."

    Hi Lindy,
    Ha ha, yep, I've definitely been known to get "a little excited" when I see my favorite goodies. Okay, sometimes more than a little.

    That's one interesting thing about sheep--they really don't get pissed off about anything. Well, anything amongst themselves. Forty-five bellowing Baaaaaas! headed in my direction is not uncommon, as I am in charge, not only of food allotment, but of course the weather as well. We've been having lots of rain and the little area between the barn and the barnyard is a muddy, soupy mess. Sheep cannot stand to walk in mud, and it is all my fault. This morning I actually hauled down an old bale of hay and built them a little hay bridge they could walk across and keep their hooves dry. Slave to quadrupeds, I'm telling you. : )

    Hi Tim,
    Entertainment value and great photo ops rank right up there with cuteness in my book--lucky for them. : )

    Hi Josephine,
    Thanks so much, and you're very welcome.

    Hi Sally,
    Welcome to the farm! Oh my goodness, you have a donkey named Dandy?! I will have to check this out. Can't wait to see where you are and what all we have in common. And of course I'd be flattered to have a link to Farmgirl Fare on your site. Thanks so much for taking the time to write. : )

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  9. He's like, "Mine! Mine! Mine!" ;)

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  10. Your sheep are so CLEAN. Do they shower daily?

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  11. Hi Sarah,
    Definitely! : )

    Hi Ann,
    Oh no, my sheep do not shower. I was so surprised by your comment because they always seem dirty to me--traipsing through the woods they pick up all kinds of things on their wool. But I realized they do look pretty white and clean in these photos. They must have been rained on recently--a heavy rain works wonders, LOL. : )

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  12. Hee hee...

    thats a good way to be the center of attention!

    whatever works!

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